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Empathy in Design

Posted by Laura Morris on Apr 15, 2013

I began my career intent on changing the face of healthcare design. Working on complex design problems and having an opportunity to directly affect how someone heals in a space was the reason.....READ MORE

Topics: Empathy Mapping, Architecture, Healthcare Design, Interior Design, Affordable Care Act (ACA), Architects, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare, Healing Environment

ACA Reform: Patients have Higher Expectations for Healthcare Settings

Posted by Guest Contributor on Apr 11, 2013

By Kristin Zeit, Editor-in-Chief Healthcare Design

As more and more patients prefer retail health such as alternative medicine and healing options for their medical treatments, the trend toward.....READ MORE

Topics: Architecture, Healthcare Design, Interior Design, Affordable Care Act (ACA), hospitals, healthcare reform, Patient Environment, Continuous Improvement, Healing Environment

Beyond the Healing Garden

Posted by Kent Doss on Apr 05, 2013

Healing the Body by Healing the Earth as Part of a Comprehensive Cancer Program

Featured by Medical Construction + Design in February 2014.

The term “biophilia,” which literally translates as.....READ MORE

Topics: Architecture, Evidence Based Design (EBD), Healthcare Design, ecotherapists, Cancer Care, ecotherapy, biophilia, hospitals, nature prescriptions, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare, Healing Environment, healing garden

Custom Millwork for Intuitive & Responsive Healthcare: Pt. 2

Posted by Guest Contributor on Apr 02, 2013

Nurse Station Design

Anyone in the healthcare or the healthcare design industry recognizes the nurse station as one of the most pivotal and complex working environments within a hospital. It may.....READ MORE

Topics: Architecture, Healthcare Design, Interior Design, family centered care, Healthcare Millwork, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare, Healing Environment

Rehabilitation Hospitals Could be Well Positioned in Today's Accountable Care

Posted by Guest Contributor on Dec 12, 2012

Basic Tenet of Accountable Care

The term “Accountable Care Organization” (ACO) was first used by Elliott Fisher,Director of the Center for Health Policy Research at the Geisel School of Medicine.....READ MORE

Topics: Architecture, Healthcare Design, Affordable Care Act (ACA), Architects, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare, Healing Environment